Our History

History of

Friends of Redondo Beach Arts

2019

  • Friends of Redondo Beach Arts Christmas Party
  • CA 101 Team Thank You Party held at Ortega 120 in Redondo Beach
  • TEDxRedondoBeach Salon – “Create Change” at the CA 101 2019 Art Gallery
  • CA 101 2019 – Juried exhibition of contemporary artworks from throughout the world held in the Redondo Beach Marina
  • CA 101 2019 – Fundraiser Salon hosted by Georgette Gantner
  • FRBA General Meeting – Food, Fun and Fundraising
  • TEDxRedondoBeach Salon – “Leading the Way to Happiness” at Adventureplex
  • CA 101 Fundraiser hosted by Melissa and Jeff Ginsburg
  • Plein Air in the Garden. Artists artwork to be donated to CA 101 Fundraiser
  • Annual Community Mixer and Fundraiser hosted by “Keep the Esplanade Beautiful” with artwork from the “Plein Air on the Esplanade” donated to Silent Auction
  • FRBA Spring Art Salon Fundraiser hosted by Heidi and Dennis with presentation by dp mosaics
  • FRBA General Meeting “A Broader Look at the Broad”, by speaker Trinity Singer
  • Plein Air on the Esplanade. Artist to donate artwork to Silent Auction for “Keep the Esplanade Beautiful” fundraiser

2018

  • Friends of Redondo Beach Arts – Christmas Party
  • Field Trip El Segundo Museum of Art “Matriarchs” exhibit
  • FRBA General Meeting – Cultural Arts Salon
  • FRBA General Meeting – Presentation by Paul Moses on the Redondo Beach City General Plan Advisory Board (GPAC); its impact and possibilities on the art community and the Public Art Commission
  • CA 101 2019 – Juried Art Exhibition featuring contemporary artworks from throughout the world held in the Redondo Beach Marina
  • Wine Tasting Event held at CA 101 Art Gallery
  • TEDxRedondoBeach Salon – “Documented: The Photographic Effect” at the CA 101 2018 Art Gallery
  • FRBA General Meeting – Presentation on Fiber Arts by Janet Johnson, FRBA Founder
  • TEDxRedondoBeach Salon – “Rewilding: Restoring the Natural World and Ourselves” at the Redondo Beach Mail Library
  • CA 101 Fundraiser Social, “Gift of Art” held at home of Heidi & Denny Ziegler
  • FRBA Field Trip – FIDM Museum – Exhibition of Motion Picture Costume Design
  • FRBA Field Trip – Huntington Beach Art Center and Rogers’ Gardens
  • FRBA General Meeting – Presentation “Celebration of Culinary Arts” by Solange Comer, owner of Cultured Slice in Hermosa Beach

2017

  • Holiday Party
  • General Meeting and luncheon at the HT Grill in the Riviera Village
  • Field trip to Los Angeles Public Library and Exhibit: Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in LA; Downtown Public Art, Angels Flight and Grand Central Market
  • General meeting and presentation meeting by Jennifer Phiffer, “Creating More than Just a Book”
  • Field trip to the Latin American Museum of Art and the Long Beach Art Museum with lunch at Claire’s at the Museum
  • Art Workshop with Mike Saijo at CA 101
  • TEDx Redondo Beach – Documented, The Photographic Effect in the Riviera Village
  • Wine Tasting in the CA 101 Gallery
  • CA 101 2017 – It Takes a Village – Juried Art Exhibition of California Art in the Riviera Village
  • Art Scholarship awarded to Redondo Union High School and Redondo Shores High School students
  • Field Trip to Annenberg Space for Photography
  • TEDx Redondo Beach – Wheels of Change at Redondo Beach Main Library
  • General meeting at the Hermosa Beach Lawn Bowling Club with a presentation by Randy Berler, founder of South Bay Film Society
  • General meeting at Orlando’s Pizzeria, Redondo Beach
  • 2017 Membership Drive: Building Community Through Art at the Redondo Beach Woman’s Club
  • Field trip to “States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945- 1960 at Norton Simon
  • Field trip to LA Art Show 2017

2016

  • CA 101 2016 a Juried Art Exhibition of California Artists at the South Bay Galleria
  • Art Scholarship RUHS & Redondo Shores
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor
  • Arts Tasting at the Redondo Beach Woman’s Club
  • TEDx Redondo Beach – “Rediscovery of the Senses,” at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
  • Field trip to the LA Art Show
  • Field trip to Hauser Wirth & Schimmel gallery, Downtown Arts District, Los Angeles
  • TEDx Redondo Beach hosts a live stream of “Dream” from the TED conference
  • TEDx Redondo Beach hosts “Plan-It Earth” at the Redondo Beach Main Library

2015

  • CA 101 2015, a Juried Art Exhibition of California Artists at the Dormant Plant of the AES Power Plant Redondo Beach, “The Industrial Cathedral”
  • Support 8 docents for Hands on Art education at Richstone Family Center
  • Art Scholarship RUHS
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor
  • TEDx Redondo Beach – “Dare to Dream,” at GreenStreet, Redondo Beach
  • Field Trip to the Broad Museum

2014

  • CA 101 2014, “Galleries with a View,” a Juried Art Exhibition of California Artists at Pier Plaza, Redondo Beach
  • mARTi Gras at Redondo Beach Performing Art Center
  • TEDx Redondo Beach “Theme: connecting v2.014” at the Redondo Elks Lodge
  • TEDx Redondo Beach presents a full day of live streaming, “The Next Chapter,” at the Redondo Beach North Branch Library
  • TEDx Redondo Beach “Roadtrips: Highways of Imagination,” at Samba Restaurant, RB
  • TEDx Redondo Beach presents “Beyond Limits,” a Live event at Redondo Union High School
  • Support 8 docents for Hands on Art education at Richstone Family Center
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor
  • Art in the Garden at the home of Sandra Liljenwall

2013

  • TEDx Redondo Beach “Thinking outside the Box…What Box?” a salon event at the Redondo Elks Lodge
  • Live from TED, live streaming of “The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.” at the corporate offices of Ignited USA in El Segundo
  • TEDx Redondo Beach – “Shift Happens,” a Live event at Redondo Union High School
  • TEDx Redondo Beach – “Reimagining Our Cities” at Ignited USA in El Segundo
  • CA 101 2013 a Juried Art Exhibition of California Artists at the Dormant Plant of the AES Power Plant Redondo Beach, “The Industrial Cathedral”
  • Art on the Wall — Sea Lab fundraiser for Harbor Drive Mosaics
  • Harbor Drive Mosaic Wall Project and Commemoration Ceremony
  • Support 8 docents for Hands on Art education at Richstone Family Center
  • Summer of Love Mural project at Richstone Family Center
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor
  • Leadership Redondo Kinetic Sculpture donor

2012

  • CA 101 – Interpreting Life along the Pacific Coast, Juried Art Exhibition of California Artists at the Palos Verdes Inn and Store Front
  • Sidewalk Poetry, a Public Art Project, appears at Redondo Beach Schools
  • Artisans Delight, a juried boutique at the Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach
  • Fundraising event for the Esplanade mosaic design at the home of Jeff Ginsburg
  • Support 8 docents for Hands on Art education at Richstone Family Center
  • Independently and locally organized TEDx Redondo Beach inaugural event, “Ideas Worth Spreading,” at HT Grill
  • Second TEDx Redondo Beach, “Emotion” a “Salon Event” at the Palos Verdes Inn
  • Third TEDx Redondo Beach event, “Transitions,” a Live event at the Redondo Beach Historical Library

2011

  • Concert for the Arts at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
  • Support 8 docents for Hands on Art education at Richstone Family Center
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor
  • Field trip to Rancho Los Alamitos

2010

  • FRBA in collaboration with BCHD art exhibit “In Motion – The Human Body in Motion”
  • Creative Holiday Boutique & Art Exhibit
  • Support 8 docents for Hands on Art education at Richstone Family Center
  • Submitted “Suggestions for Strategy to increase Public Art in Redondo Beach” to   the Public Art Commission
  • Power d’Artes — a cultural afternoon at home of Sue and Dave Armstrong
  • Concert for the Arts at the home of Jari Havlena
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor

2009

  • Received 501(c)(3) non-profit organization status
  • Supported the Ocean Steps in Redondo Beach–a public Art Project on the Redondo Beach Pier by Redondo Beach artists Debbie Collette and Patti Linnett
  • Third Annual Art & Architecture-Redondo Beach Studio Tour
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor
  • Ceramic Painting Fundraiser
  • Presented from Studio to Stage: Cinematic Musicians Come Out to Play at the Performing Arts Center
  • Grow Well – Explore Art (Hands on Art projects by all ages; at BCHD)
  • BCHD first art exhibit in collaboration with RBAG “Through the Ages: Exploring the Cycle of Life”

2008

  • The Unveiling of the Strand Wall Mural sponsor
  • Art & Architecture–Redondo Beach Creative Studio Tour
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor

2007

  • Art & Architecture–Redondo Beach Creative Studio Tour
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor

2006

  • FRBA emerges as a group of volunteers supporting programs and activities featuring the Arts.
  • Conversations about Art in Redondo Beach – afternoon Tea & Social
  • Redondo Beach Art Group Power of Art sponsor